“It is crazy that Anthony didn’t play when he is Celtic’s top scorer. Neil Lennon has to understand that. He isn’t going to be at Celtic if he doesn’t play against Rangers or in the big games. My advice to him is to move from Celtic and put in a transfer request immediately. I think he will because he has told me he wants out.”
“What is the point of being a Celtic player if you don’t play in games like that? For whatever reason Lennon just doesn’t fancy him. They obviously don’t trust him to play against Rangers. He was absolutely furious on the bench. I know that he is furious that Lennon doesn’t have the confidence in him.”
Quotes from Anthony Stokes’ father who is also his agent after the player didn’t play against Rangers in the Cup Final on Sunday.
What absolute crap.
Maybe it’s down to garbage advice like that why Stokes has never made it at a big club, quite a few managers before have thought the same as Neil Lennon (who I’m no fan off), and rather than waiting for Stokes to hand in a transfer request, the others have sold him first.
A coincidence? I somehow doubt it.
The words, ‘not as good as you think you are,’ spring to mind.